I want to stay in the know about events and exclusive offers. Subscribe


Started in PA: OhanaLink Technologies CEO Kara Wasser

In this session, Kara Wasser, CEO of OhanaLink Technologies, will be our guest: "Necessity is the Mother of Invention," as the saying goes. How a nontechnical founder went from having a concept for a mobile app to growing a company with diverse product offerings in mobile health.

  • Thursday November 18, 2021
    10:00 AM

Take Advantage of PA Business Tax Credits

In this Meet the Expert session, tax credit expert Lindsey Bennett reviews the various programs the Commonwealth offers businesses and organizations across industries and stages of development.

  • Webinar
  • Thursday September 23, 2021
    10:00 AM

Creative Sustainability Solutions

Meet the Expert: Kurt Duska

Sustainability is a buzzword that isn't going to fade away anytime soon. Sustainability focuses on addressing current needs without jeopardizing future generations' ability to meet their own. Economic, environmental, and social sustainability—also informally known as the three P's … profits, planet, and people—are the three pillars of sustainability. Every business and industry will be impacted.

  • Webinar
  • Thursday September 16, 2021
    10:00 AM

Building, Launching and Growing a SaaS Business Model

Meet the Expert Rand Fishkin, Founder and CEO of SparkToro 

They say, “Timing is everything”.  Well, if you are developing a SaaS product, your timing couldn’t be better! Over the last decade, computing has become more distributed, portable, and personal due to the popularity of the software-as-a-service (SaaS) models of distribution. 

  • Webinar
  • Thursday October 7, 2021
    02:00 PM

Celebrate Women in Tech & Party with a Purpose

Bring your friends and a $5 minimum donation and “Party With a Purpose”. Your donation will contribute to a scholarship fund designed for women interested in pursuing careers in STEAM.

Celebrate with us to Encourage, Toast, Inspire, and Support More Women in Tech Roles.

  • Erie Yacht Club Lighthouse Gazebo - 1 Ravine Dr, Erie, PA 16505
  • Wednesday June 2, 2021
    05:00 PM

Register Now for the Startup Challenge Lancaster

Startup Challenge Lancaster - Due to COVID-19, Startup Challenge is postponed to fall 2020. Check our website for updated program information

Startup Challenge is an action-packed startup intensive for community, students and professionals with early-stage business ideas. Startup Challenge welcomes participants from all locations, backgrounds and levels of experience. No affiliation with Penn State University is required to participate. Visit program website for more information.

Register by April 3rd to get $65 early bird pricing! Tickets are $80 after 4/4/20.

  • The Candy Factory, Lancaster, PA
  • Friday April 17, 2020
    05:00 PM
  • Saturday April 18, 2020
    08:00 AM
  • Sunday April 19, 2020
    08:00 AM

Creative Aerobics Workshop

The most Important Skills for the 21st Century are the Four "Cs".  Together in the Creative Aerobics Workshop  we will us all four: Creativity,  Critical Thinking, Collaboration and Communication.

Creative Aerobics is quick, crazy and fun, making it ideal for the 21st century creative and entrepreneur ready to think differently in a tech-enabled change economy. 

  • Light Reception Immediately Following - Erie Art Museum, 20 East 5th Street, Erie PA 16507
  • Thursday January 30, 2020
    02:30 PM

Ben Franklin LaunchLINK: Rules of Engagement for 1099 Independent Contractors

No matter what term you use to describe them (seasonal, interim, contractual, freelance, or consultant in the white-collar world), there can be serious repercussions when temporary or contract workers are misclassified. Independent contractor status can save you big on taxes and benefits. But you must get those classifications right—now more than ever!

  • Multiple LaunchLINK Locations
  • Wednesday March 27, 2019
    12:00 PM

Women in Tech NWPA - Party with a Purpose - Scholarship Fund

Join US for our Women in Tech “Party With a Purpose” Happy Hour.

Our purpose is to build a scholarship fund for women in STEAM careers. Bring your friends and a $5 minimum donation and “Party With a Purpose”.

  • Room 33, 1033 State St, Erie, PA, US, 16501
  • Tuesday March 3, 2020
    05:00 PM

LaunchLINK: Google Lead Gen: How to Get the Most out of Local Search

Google is constantly bringing new products to their local search for business designed to deliver leads in the form of a call, visit or purchase. Find out how to get the most out of local search on Google to drive leads and traffic to you business and best your competition.


  • Multiple locations via webinars
  • Wednesday February 27, 2019
    06:00 PM

Sign Me Up

Be the First to Know Training, Events, and Specials.
Learn about scheduled training?
Do you need additional support or resources?